Why BJP’s opposition to Article 35A has merit

Why BJP’s opposition to Article 35A has merit

With the Supreme Court indicating that the constitutionality of Article 35A would be examined by a constitution bench of five judges, it provides an opportunity to approach this issue, as also Article 370, from a legal perspective, removed from the...
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Geelani down but not out

Geelani down but not out

Since last year, journalists – locals as well as from mainland India – have tried their luck to get an interview of Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani as the state has made it impossible for the journalists to meet...
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Kashmir’s Job Market

Kashmir’s Job Market

The outside workers in Kashmir both skilled and unskilled result in an outflow of over Rupees 40 crores everyday which could be easily earned by the locals if they were motivated and trained in various jobs! Mohammad Ashraf Kashmir is facing a typical...
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Recession in Kashmir

Recession in Kashmir

Ejaz Ayoub Economic activity in Kashmir is facing a serious slump which is reflected in all forms of manufacturing, commerce and trade. Indicators like GSDP growth, unemployment rate and credit off take are touching new lows. Despite the fact that...
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Kashmiris do not need to prove their humanity, India needs to prove its own

Kashmiris do not need to prove their humanity, India needs to prove its own

Hafsa Kanjwal In her July 10 Post commentary, “Why a terrorist attack on Hindu pilgrims could change everything for Kashmir,” Indian journalist Barkha Dutt patronizingly let the people of Kashmir — who have been struggling for their right to self-determi...
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Why a terrorist attack on Amarnath Yatra’s could change everything in Kashmir

Why a terrorist attack on Amarnath Yatra’s could change everything in Kashmir

There comes a moment when a “cause” gets buried under the debris of its own failings. Or when a single incident is enough for a journey to lose its moral compass. This moment has come for Kashmir. A terrorist attack...
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Cool Kashmir, Boiling Sub-continent!

Cool Kashmir, Boiling Sub-continent!

There has been a significant change in the physical climate both in the entire sub-continent and the Valley of Kashmir. Apparently it is part of the global climate change. In the middle of June it has snowed on Bhaderwah Mountains...
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Is Kashmir headed towards major catastrophe?

Is Kashmir headed towards major catastrophe?

After the April 9 “human shield” episode for which Major Leetul Gogoi was rewarded with the Army Chief’s commendation certificate, the ire against the Indian Army has risen manifold. It is a repulsive celebration of hate. It seems to be...
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The irresolvable Kashmir ROW

The irresolvable Kashmir ROW

The most devilishly complex issue is Kashmir. Broadly speaking, Pakistan has, with the help of the US, played its Kashmir card better than India There seems to be no cure-all solution that can undo the strained historical dynamics of Indo-Pak...
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Kashmir, as a separate country!

Kashmir, as a separate country!

M.Ashraf There was recently a news item about the UN showing Kashmir as a separate country. The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) have inserted Jammu & Kashmir in the “Country/Geographical area” section in their “Advance...
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